Category depression

Reliable antidepressants (better than drugs)

When I am moderately to severely depressed, my brain is mushy enough that I have trouble remembering how to take care of myself. So I keep a list on hand to remind myself what to do when I’m in trouble. When I’ve done everything I can, then I cry uncle and ask for drugs, but before that point I need to rely on these antidepressants.¬†

Evoking the manic and depressive states

Looking for images for the last post, I stumbled upon these two works in the same series, “In Silence,” by¬†Chiharu Shiota. The fiery self-destructiveness of mania and the deadened, isolated experience of depression are skillfully evoked by these images.